SHOPPING TOURS

Allow me, That Girl in Victoria to show you around my beautiful city to introduce you to some eclectic and wonderful shops and businesses where you will find Unique and local products from Vancouver Island, British Columbia and Canada. These tours are a great mix of Sight Seeing and Shopping combined.

Charming Victoria Shopping Tour

This tour is ideal if this is your first Visit to Victoria and perhaps are on limited time. During this Walking tour, you will get a great overview of Downtown Victoria with fun facts and historical stories of some of our most famous buildings and the characters who shaped Victoria at the turn of the century. You’ll discover a wide variety of locally owned boutiques promoting Books, Art, Fashion -new and Vintage, Jewelry, Shoes and fashion accessories, organic and natural body products and many items specific to Vancouver Island, British Columbia or Canada. We’ll wander through Bastion Square artisan market and saunter in and out of Shops along the Hip street dubbed “LOJO”. Visit Canada’s oldest China town and the narrowest alley in North America and learn the scandalous history while browsing the wonderfully quirky shops.

A great tour to wander casually through Charming Victoria – Special Tour discounts are offered by many Shops along this Tour.

Hot Tip: if you are an artist, bring your favourite design and have some runners custom-made with your art!

Duration: 3-3.5 hours

Price: Flat rate of $315 up to 6 people (this is a group rate – not/per person)  Extend Tour time day of your tour – $105/hr (dependant on availability)

Pick up and Drop off:  Any Hotel/Accommodations within the Greater Victoria area. Cruise ship, Harbour Air, Clipper or Black Ball ferry terminals. For pick up at Swartz Bay BC Ferry terminal please contact for arrangments.

Inclusions: VIP Shop incentives list/ Re-usable Shopping Bag / Complimentary Tea or (non-alcoholic) refreshment / water / Umbrellas / Guide & Driver

Exclusions: Admissions to attractions/ Additional Food & Beverage / Personal Expenses

Transport: Lincoln Navigator for up to 6 people. Comfortable seating, AC, large viewing windows & device charging ports. Groups more than 6 require special transportation arrangements.

Notes: This Tour is primarily a Walking tour with mostly flat city sidewalks. 1 shop has an age restriction of 19 – ID required.

Customize this tour with a Tea & Chocolate tasting or Traditional English Afternoon tea? (additional charges apply, details to be established in advance)

Visit another area of Victoria:  Fisherman’s Wharf/ Beacon Hill Park/ Craigdarroch Castle/ Government House / Abkhazi Gardens / Butchart Gardens / Wine tastings.

Have more than 6 people? Contact directly for special arrangements.

Quaint Villages Tour

So, you’ve wandered through the Downtown Victoria already and now you are curious to see how the Local’s live and where we shop? This is the perfect tour for you.

This driving tour will include a scenic drive along the Ocean through some of Victoria’s most prestigious and charming idyllic neighbourhoods. Along this route, we will drive through Beacon Hill Park and take advantage of some incredible views of the city, Olympic Mountains and the Juan de Fuca Strait.  Before we hit our shopping destination we will drive through Government House where Royals and Important dignitaries stay when visiting Victoria before taking a brief stop to see the Craigdarroch Castle. (Option to tour the interior can be arranged and will extend the tour time).

Oak Bay Village will be the main attraction on this tour, where you will find Old World Charm in Modern day form with fantastic Eclectic Shops, Art Galleries and restaurants housed in Historic Victorian-era buildings.

The perfect way to end this tour would be at the Oak Bay Marina for a beverage and snack. 

This tour is a relaxed experience soaking up the West Coast Beauty and sauntering through village neighbourhood shops. Shopping may include: Books, Once Loved, Art, Local Artisans and jewelry, Specialty wine, tea and food products, Gift shops, Fashion – New and Vintage, Shoes, Handbags and Accessories, Pet shops, Home décor, specialty kids shops (Markets on select dates)

Want more Shopping? There are several other smaller and quaint villages scattered around the city. A few, in particular, are some of my favourites inquire for more shopping.

Duration: 4-5 hours

Price: Flat rate of $420 up to 6 people (this is a group rate – not/per person)  Extend Tour time – add $105/hour (dependant on availability)

 

Pick up and Drop off:  Any Hotel/Accommodations within the Greater Victoria area. Cruise ship, Harbour Air, Clipper or Black Ball ferry terminals. For pick up at Swartz Bay BC Ferry terminal please contact for arrangments.

Inclusions: VIP Shop incentives list/ Re-usable Shopping Bag / Complimentary Tea or (non-alcoholic) refreshment / water / Umbrellas / Guide & Driver

Exclusions: Admissions to attractions/ Additional Food & Beverage / Personal Expenses

Transport: Lincoln Navigator for up to 6 people. Comfortable seating, AC, large viewing windows & device charging ports. Groups more than 6 require special transportation arrangements.

Notes: This Tour is a Drive +Walking with mostly flat city sidewalks, some small rocky parts & stairs at the lookout points. Please inquire if there are mobility issues – we can make adjustments.

Customize this tour: Lunch with a Marina View, Afternoon Tea or a Picnic on the Beach. Tour the interior of Craigdarroch Castle. Touring on Saturday? Include an extra hour to visit the Moss Street Market.

Visit another area of Victoria:  Fisherman’s Wharf/ Abkhazi Gardens / Butchart Gardens / Wine or Cider tastings/shop at Mattick Farms & 9 Holes (par 3) at the Ridge – add lunch or dinner at a Beach Side restaurant. 

Have more than 6 people? Contact directly for special arrangements.

 

Sidney by the Sea Shopping Tour

Sidney by the Sea is a lovely Sea Side town about 30 minutes outside of Victoria and includes some of my favourite places to shop for Fashion, shoes and accessories – New and Vintage or Once Loved. But let’s not limit the shopping fun, you’ll also discover cool boutiques selling Sweets, Books, Antiques and Art, Home Décor and fantastic gifts. A walk along the Seaside boardwalk is a must. And a Complimentary beverage (non-alcoholic) is included.

Sydney has some great options to enhance this tour
Option 1:  Add Sidney Summer Market between 5:30 – 8:30 pm every Thursday during the Summer. fun for Music, Food and of course great local unique artisan shopping. 

Option 2: Tour of the famous Butchart Gardens and to elevate this tour experience

Option 3: Wine, Spirits + Gin and Cider Tastings at any of the regions Estate Vineyards, Orchards and Distillery Contact me to make this a full day tour.

Shopping may include: Books, Once Loved, Art, Local Artisans and jewelry, Specialty wine, tea and food products, Gift shops, Fashion – New and Vintage, Shoes, Handbags and Accessories, Pet shops, Home décor, specialty kids shops (Markets on select dates)

Duration: 3-4 hours

Price: This tour can range in price from a basic 3-hour shopping to a full day ($314 – $630) this is a group rate for up to 6 people. Contact me directly for this tour.

Pick up and Drop off:  Any Hotel/Accommodations within the Greater Victoria area. Cruise ship, Harbour Air, Clipper or Black Ball ferry terminals. For pick up at Swartz Bay BC Ferry terminal please contact for arrangments.

Inclusions: VIP Shop incentives list/ Re-usable Shopping Bag / 1 Complimentary Tea or (non-alcoholic) refreshment / water / Umbrellas / Guide & Driver

Exclusions: Admissions to attractions/ Additional Food & Beverage / Personal Expenses

Transport: Lincoln Navigator for up to 6 people. Comfortable seating, AC, large viewing windows & device charging ports. Groups more than 6 require special transportation arrangements.

Notes: This Tour is primarily a Walking tour with mostly flat city sidewalks. Drive to Sidney from Victoria is about 30 minutes, it is close to Butchart Gardens and some wonderful Cider/Wine vineyards so makes a great full day tour – contact me to customize a day tour.  Touring on a Thursday? Sidney Summer Market between 5:30 – 8:30pm.

Customize this tour with a lovely lunch at a Seaside restaurant or Gin, Wine or Cider Tasting or even Visit the Butchart Gardens (additional charges apply for tastings, additional time may be needed. Details to be established in advance)

Visit another area of Victoria:  Fisherman’s Wharf/ Beacon Hill Park/ Craigdarroch Castle/ Government House/ Charming Downtown Victoria / Oak Bay Village

Have more than 6 people? Contact directly for special arrangements.

 

Other Shopping Tours -available on request

It’s a GUY Thing
Focus on Men’s fashion, Gadgets and Toys, Cigars… just to name a few

Vintage Vibe Tour
Once loved fashion, Furniture and Home décor.

No business like SHOE business
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ust Shoes Please

NO SHOPPING!
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About ‘That Girl’

Victoria is my home and I love to share all of my discoveries and favourite places to Eat, Play and Shop with Visitors and Friends. Supporting LOCAL Artists and Businesses is my focus. If you are a visitor, or already a resident, I invite you to explore everything there is to know about Victoria, BC with me.

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